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State Attorney General Mark Bennett to join law firm

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii State Attorney General Mark Bennett announced he will join the law firm Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher.

In Jan. 2011, Bennett will be a director specializing in complex litigation at both the trial and appellate levels.

Bennett was appointed as attorney general by Gov. Lingle in 2003.

He served two consecutive four-year terms, making him the longest serving attorney general in state history.

"I am delighted to join one of Hawaii's best law firms. It has been a tremendous honor and privilege to serve the last eight years as Hawaii's attorney general. I now look forward to new challenges at Starn O'Toole Marcus & Fisher," Bennett said.

"We are honored that Mark Bennett will be joining our law firm. We look forward to working with Mr. Bennett and to adding his tremendous litigation experience and talents to our current team of exceptionally qualified and effective litigators," chairman of the law firm Peter Starn said.

The law firm specializes in large real estate and hotel industry transactions in addition to complex commercial litigation.

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